By Henry Hill

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Publicized, organized, and glorified. Perhaps the most famous family because of John Gotti, Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, and Paul Castellano. Its former boss, Albert “The Mad Hatter” Anastasia, was maybe the most ruthless and famous wiseguy in wiseguy history. They called him the “Mad Hatter” because he wore these crazy fucking hats, and he was fucking crazy. Then there was Carlo Gambino, the legendary “Don Carlo,” a small-framed but very powerful boss who lived to a ripe old age, somehow dying by the will of God and not the will of his enemies …or friends.

If you come to New York and don’t eat here, you already have a reason to come back. No real wiseguy has never eaten here. Frenchy, who died in the post-Lufthansa fury, swore by the place. I bet his ghost haunts the place. ,and it’ll look like a scene from Goodfellas (with newer cars). Not cheap, but the steaks are worth it. If you do valet parking, you approach heading east. ,he was ambushed and killed. Killed without permission. John Gotti had heard, among other things, that Castellano was going to break up his crew.

There’s a reason they’re still around. Some of the most savored Italian sausage and pepper heroes can be found at the annual San Gennaro Festival each fall (call 212-457-4895; October 22–28). I used to take special girls down here. Here are my personal favorites and mob-frequented places…. Acappella 1 Hudson Street at Chambers Street Manhattan (212) 964-6960 Holy moly, are there enough nights in a lifetime to eat great food in New York? No. Not in mine. Make sure you reserve one of yours for this stomach pleaser.

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